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Daily Mail and the Propagation of Hate

From supporting Hitler and Mussolini, to calling non-White British Olympians “plastic Brits”, to likening migrants to rats and other pests, the Daily Mail has a rich and enduring legacy of stoking xenophobic, racist and Islamophobic sentiment. Spouting such overt prejudice over the decades has...

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Scrapping Free Trade with Countries Committing Genocide

On Tuesday 19th January, the Government narrowly won a vote in Parliament to defeat changes to the Trade Bill that would have outlawed trade deals with countries that the High Court rules are committing genocide, such as China against the Uyghur population. If passed, the amendment would have...

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Mosque hate letters reinforces need for mosque security

During November, several mosques in the UK received hateful Islamophobic letters following a string of attacks in France including the attack outside the former Charlie Hebdo offices which wounded two people, the beheading of a schoolteacher who showed Charlie Hebdo’s caricatures of the Prophet...

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The continuing impact of COVID on education

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to re-examine the continuing hardships that the pandemic places on different groups, including the significant hurdles faced by students in the UK– particularly those from BAME backgrounds. Following...

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Online hate, offline symptoms

Once an outlandish apocalyptic idea cliched in Hollywood action movies, the recent attack on the US capitol brought into stark view just how fragile US and Western democracy is. Videos of the attack on what is meant to be one of the most fortified public buildings in the US, the Capitol, continue...

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“Despicable” Racist Attack on University Student in Scotland

Earlier this month, a 22-year-old student was assaulted while outside the library of Edinburgh University in what the police described as a “despicable” racist attack. The unnamed student was subjected to violence and a barrage of racial slurs, with one attacker even attempting to hit him over...

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King’s College Professor Bullied Muslim Academic

Peter R. Neumann, a senior counter-terrorism professor at King’s College London (KCL), is currently under investigation after his Islamophobic encounter with Dr Tarek Younis, an early-career Muslim academic, during a Twitter exchange. Professor Neumann’s actions were unbefitting of an...

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